Samsung becomes world's leading smartphone supplier

Samsung becomes world’s leading smartphone supplier “Apple’s crown as the King of the smartphone market has taken a severe dent as new research revealed Samsung shipped 10 million handsets more than the Cupertino firm during Q3 Samsung has overtaken fierce rival Apple to become the world’s leading supplier of smartphones shipping over 10 million devices…

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RIM Restores BlackBerry Service After Largest Outage

RIM Restores BlackBerry Service After Largest Outage “Rest easy BlackBerry users, your service is back. So said RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis in yet another BlackBerry outage conference call update. Lazaridis appeared with co-CEO Jim Balsillie and CTO David Yach. Lazaridis began by apologizing again and then announced, “We have now restored full services.” RIM’s BlackBerry…

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UK server failure sends BlackBerry devices offline

UK server failure sends BlackBerry devices offline in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (update: restored) “If there’s one thing RIM doesn’t need right now, it’s another BlackBerry outage. Well, are you sitting down? RIM UK is currently investigating issues affecting “some users in EMEA” — that’s Europe, Middle East and Africa, for the acronym-disinclined….

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Google Buys Motorola To 'Supercharge' Android

Google Buys Motorola To ‘Supercharge’ Android “Google has struck its biggest ever deal – to buy Motorola’s smartphone and tablet business for $12.5bn (£7.7bn) in cash. Both companies say the move will give a “supercharge” to Google’s Android platform. Android-based devices, which include Motorola’s smartphones and tablets – are the major rivals to Apple’s iPhone…

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